Projects

Marianne Kim - The Perfect Human (2011)

The Perfect Human (2011)
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Two dancers demonstrate the life events of the “perfect human” performing the daily rituals of an examined life as if under the anthropological scrutiny of an artist/scientist. 

Marianne Kim - Good Person (2011)

Good Person (2011)
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The surreal journey of a single female character moving in and out of abstracted fantasy.

Marianne Kim - Room 2 (2011)

Room 2 (2011)
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This room contains our objects of desire.

Marianne Kim - The Space Between (2011)

The Space Between (30sixtysecondpieces for sound and movement) (2011)
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Objects, sounds, and the body accumulate to create a density that ultimately reveals a new performative landscape.

in listening/in response (2010)

in listening/in response (2010)
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The body is transformed by the "ritual" needs of the present. What are the artifacts of ceremony?

crash (2010)

Crash (2010)
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a crisis of expression of a man both in the act of telling a story, and inhabiting a story himself.

Marianne Kim - Meditations on North & South (2008)

Meditations on North & South (2008)
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An interactive installation meditating on the forgotten places

Marianne Kim - Room 1 (2007)

Room 1 (2007)
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The first of a series of video/sculpture installations redefining everyday places through the bodies that inhabit them. Room 1 is the bedroom.

Marianne Kim - 'til the last syllable of recorded time (2006)

'til the last syllable of recorded time (2006)
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A non-linear narrative based on Lady Macbeth.

Marianne Kim - Security System (2006)

Security System (2006)
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A portable sculptural performance installation that investigates the illusion of safety

Marianne Kim - Madam In Eden, I’m Adam (2005)

Madam In Eden, I’m Adam (part one: the final hour) (2005)
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This dance theatre work collides the imagistic dance of Japanese Butoh and American hip-hop/break dancing as well as innovative video and music. 

Marianne Kim - making-disaster (2005)

Making a Disaster: the many deaths of John Wayne (2005)
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Making a Disaster contemplates the history of the United State’s nuclear testing program.

Marianne Kim - terrible things we do (2005)

terrible things we do (2005)
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A meta-performative video/sound installation blurring the lines of violence, intimacy, and viewership.

Marianne Kim - The Image After (2004)

The Image After (2004)
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Unlike any other visual image, a photograph is not a rendering, an imitation or an interpretation of its subject, but actually a trace of it.

Marianne Kim - fasteners (2004)

fasteners (2004)
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The twins in the video conjure roles of lovers, sisters, and mother/child struggling with their ambivalence to attach or detach.

Marianne Kim - decollage (2004)

decollage (2004)
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Love and murder in Salzburg

Marianne Kim - 'til the last syllable of recorded time (2006)

any/nano/body (2004)
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A performance event that brings nano science to life through innovative choreography and site-specific improvisation.

Marianne Kim - Fusion (2004)

Fusion (2004)
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A digitally enhanced image of the impaled female body finds symmetry through metamorphosis.

Marianne Kim - DRIVEBY (2003)

DRIVEBY (2003)
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a dance for the camera that negotiates the space between a dancer and a moving vehicle.

Marianne Kim - passage (2001)

Passage (2001)
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A solo dancer glacially moves through a video landscape of the body in crisis.